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2013-10-24 12:25:07

BALTIMORE, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. ("Sinclair" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SBGI) commented today on a recent anti-consolidation "report" by the so-called "public interest" group, Free Press, that misrepresents not only the completely legal actions by numerous broadcast companies, but also the impact of such structures on news coverage in local markets. Such statements are particularly egregious given that Sinclair reached out to Craig Aaron, the...

2012-04-30 02:23:44

NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 6th, THE 17 DAY DIET: A Doctor's Plan Designed for Rapid Results by Dr. Mike Moreno (Free Press/$25.00 hardcover) will mark 52 weeks and counting on the New York Times Advice, How-to and Miscellaneous Best Sellers List. Originally self-published in late 2010, THE 17 DAY DIET became a sensation, selling nearly 100,000 copies in just three months. When Free Press published its edition in March 2011, THE 17 DAY DIET became an instant New York...

2012-04-02 06:24:44

NEW YORK, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., has acquired EXCELLENT SHEEP: Thinking for Yourself, Inventing Your Life, and Other Things the Ivy League Won't Teach You by former Yale Professor and author of A Jane Austen Education William Deresiewicz. Free Press acquired World rights, including audio and first and second serial, in a deal negotiated by Senior Editor Alessandra Bastagli with literary agent Elyse Cheney. EXCELLENT SHEEP is...

2011-06-02 10:15:00

Organization with Socialist Ties Driving "Net Neutrality" Agenda inside the Obama FCC? WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that indicate officials at the FCC colluded with the leftist Free Press organization to publicly push a new plan to regulate the Internet under the FCC's...

2010-08-12 15:58:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) closed the official public comment period today on what may be the most important decision in its history - imposing massive first-time federal regulations on the Internet. Having been told by the Courts that they are not legally authorized to regulate the Internet, the FCC is considering a legally risky path, advocated by radical left groups such as Free Press, to unilaterally force the Internet into...

2010-07-29 10:42:00

ATLANTA, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Doctor - Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen, today announced the launch of their YOU: Having A Baby! App on the App Store. The app provides expectant mothers with advice and information about their pregnancy from conception through infancy and offers content from the best-selling book of the same name published by Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, in an easy-to-use Q&A format perfect for the iPhone and iPod touch. In...

2010-07-27 11:04:00

After release of 40-page guide documenting interest group's plan to manipulate minority support for network neutrality, ADE wants answers ATLANTA, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) calls on Free Press to explain the true motives behind the 40-page guide reported by The Hill that advocates the manipulation of poor, rural, Southern African Americans and women in order to advance their political agenda. Although their own research shows the...

2010-07-26 09:03:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's book about the global economic crisis will be published by Simon & Schuster worldwide in November 2010. The book will be published by the company's Free Press imprint in the U.S., in the United Kingdom by Simon & Schuster UK, and by the company's publishing units in Canada and Australia. Gordon Brown's book will offer insight into the events that led to the fiscal downward spiral and the...

2010-05-20 13:58:00

NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A George Soros-funded, Marxist-founded organization calling itself Free Press has published a study advocating the development of a "world class" government-run media system in the U.S. A newly released book, "The Manchurian President," by Aaron Klein and Brenda Elliott, documents Free Press has close ties to top Obama administration officials. "The need has never been greater for a world-class public media system in America," begins a 48-page...

2009-10-29 12:34:00

Says Advocacy Group's Findings on Investment Ignore Key Inputs WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford said today in a new PHOENIX CENTER PERSPECTIVE that a recent Free Press report on telecom investment and net neutrality is "flimsy and self-serving," ignoring important considerations that affect investment decisions and demonstrating a lack of competence in empirical analysis. Dr. Ford notes that Free Press rebuts its own studies by...